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Fredrik Backman
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Fredrik Backman

How to pronounce Fredrik Backman: Fred-rick Bock-men

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  • Sara Baume

    Sara Baume

    Sara Baume was born in 1984 in Lancashire, England. She studied fine art before earning a Master's in Creative Writing. Her short fiction has appeared in the The Moth, The Stinging Fly, the Irish Independent, and others. She ... (more)

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